The East African Community: is it taking off?

Jomo Kenyatta Lack of involvement of the people of the East African Community (EAC) in its revival has failed to bring yields as it was anticipated during its re-establishment. Shout registered its presence at the debate at the British Council in Dar es Salaam on Friday last week when members of the Policy Forum [...]

Tanzanian Christians forms a forum

Dar es Salaam regional commissioner Mr William Lukuvi A sudden change of attitude amongst the Christian bodies has left a lot of questions to Tanzanians in some circles. A quick survey by The Express has indicated that the strong issues that leave some questions, are; the timing of the congregation and the tone of the [...]

Africa’s middle class grows faster – report

The number of middle class Africans has astoundingly risen to 313 million people- slightly over34% of the continent’s entire population, according to a new report from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Titled, The Middle of the Pyramid: Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa, the report suggests the rise in purchasing power is due to [...]

Tanzania bows to donors- over graft

Tanzania’s anti-corruption bureau has at last released the state-of-corruption report amid mounting pressure from foreign donors- who threatened to withhold aid unless its findings were made public. In his desperate bid to salvage the country from further aid freeze, amid surging financial strains, President Jakaya Kikwete did not take chances-he ordered immediate release of the [...]

Constitutional debate at the University of Dar es Salaam

There are warning signs that Tanzania, a country that has been a cradle of peace, will succumb into civil strife if immediate measures are not taken. The fear is, the ruling (CCM) is losing its power grip, and it is not prepared to pave way for the opposition parties, particularly the Chama cha Maendeleo na [...]

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